Skilled Waukesha Lawyers Help When Your Teen Has a Run-in with the Law

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Adolescence is usually the time when your child starts to act out and begins to develop the kind of personality he or she will bring into adulthood. As such, rebellion is a common occurrence among teenagers. Unfortunately, some teens take it too far, and find themselves in trouble with the law.

Facing a Denied Appeal in Wisconsin? We Can Help.

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You’ve extended your case with an appeal, but that appeal has been denied. Does that mean your case is over? Not necessarily. If you’re facing a denied appeal in Wisconsin, there are multiple avenues you can explore at this point, depending on your unique circumstances. You can file a motion for reconsideration with the Court […]

Illegal Uses of a Concealed Carry License in Wisconsin

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According to Wisconsin statute 946.71, there are several ways individuals can use a Concealed Carry Weapon license (CCW) in an unlawful manner.  To law enforcement officers, this refers to licenses issued under s. 175.60 (2) or (9r). If your license has been revoked, suspended or fraudulently altered – or if it’s a fake altogether – […]

Disorderly Conduct or Strangulation in Wisconsin

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If you’ve been accused of disorderly conduct or strangulation in Wisconsin, it’s crucial to obtain experienced representation, especially if it’s your first offense. Skilled criminal defense attorneys know every available option for your unique circumstances and can guide you to the best possible outcome for your case. At Huppertz & Powers, S.C., our Waukesha disorderly […]

Criminal Intent Plays Crucial Role in Wisconsin Child Pornography Cases

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In an online world full of click-bait, it’s easy for curiosity to lead people to unwanted places. You could open an email or visit a web page that may seem innocent, but is actually linked to child pornography. While it may seem like a simple solution to delete the unwanted files from your computer, the […]

Wisconsin Sentence Reduction: File a Motion or Appeal?

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When an individual is sentenced to time in prison, it’s only natural to explore every option that will get his or her sentence reduced. In Wisconsin, the two options are to file an appeal or to exercise Wisconsin Statute 973.19(1)(a) and request a sentence modification. The latter option, Wis. Stat.§ 973.19(1)(a), can be much quicker […]

Laws Aim to Prevent Prescription Painkiller Overdoses in Wisconsin

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Unfortunately, the number of prescription painkiller overdoses in Wisconsin (such as hydrocodone and oxycodone), even surpassing the number of deaths related to street drugs. And many of these deaths could have been prevented had witnesses not feared for the legal ramifications their own drug abuse would have warranted. The State of Wisconsin is taking measures […]

New Data Reveals High Rate of Substance Abuse Crimes in Wisconsin

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Federal health officials recently released the results of their studies on substance abuse in 2014. These are some of the statistics they uncovered about American citizens: Around 53% of Americans 12 and older use alcohol Over 10% use illegal drugs More than 21 million are dependent or impaired by drugs or alcohol Over 139 million […]

Facing a No-Contact Order in Wisconsin?

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  When an individual receives a no-contact order in Wisconsin, he or she isn’t allowed any form of contact with another person—usually the alleged victim, a witness to the incident or loved ones of those people. No-contact orders are typically the condition of a bond or bail, and they aren’t the same thing as a […]

Criminal Record Expungement in Wisconsin

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Criminal records of any kind can affect your credibility when applying for work, housing and other things. Like many states, Wisconsin will expunge or seal an individual’s records from the public eye (the terms are synonymous these days), but their rules are stricter than many other states. Still, expunging your record is a good option […]